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18 Days 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training in Hawaii, USA

Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Center, 13-260 Pohoiki Road, Pāhoa, 96778, Hawaii, USA

Hawaii Yoga Teacher Training

This Vinyasa yoga teacher training offers students an opportunity to live the spiritual teachings of the yogic path.. In addition to practice and study, you will participate in meditation, ceremony, council, and explore what these practices and teachings mean for yourself as an individual and for your community as a whole. Whether you are interested in teaching your loved ones, earning an income as a yoga instructor, or solely being called to deepen your practice, Shivakali Yoga welcomes you to join them on this transformational journey in Hawaii.

Meet the instructors

Serge, Gloria, & Colee
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  • Daily yoga sessions
  • Meditation, chanting, and arati
  • Daily posture clinic and discussion classes
  • Anatomy, methodology, and philosophy classes
  • Practice walking and restorative meditation
  • Practice teaching exercises daily
  • Vegetarian and organic meals
  • 17 nights accommodation

Yoga styles

18 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 21
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  • Yoga studio

Kirpal Ecological and Meditation Center, 11-acre organic orchard, has been blessed with a pure intention to serve all, including 30 different types of trees that provide fresh produce and herbs for the guests. The cabins on the property have all been built by hand and designed to be in harmony with the trees and nature surrounding them. Accommodations are lovely cabins, with options for both individual and shared, all full of charm.

Enjoy the sanctuary of the Balinese meditation pavilion, and practice in the 1000 square-foot yoga studio with views of the ocean over the trees. All this, and a 15-minute walk to the beach, and natural thermal pools under the jungle canopy.


This yoga teacher training in Hawaii progresses over 18 days by a map of the chakras, starting at the root and ending with the crown. During the root segment, you will ground your intentions for teaching and practice, as well as learn the vast history of yoga from the Vedas through the Upanishads, Buddhism, yoga sutras, Bhakti traditions, Tantric lineages, and contemporary yoga schools.

In the sacral chakra, you will uncover the countless layers of the subtle body, learn the principles of Ayurveda, gain an overview of classical Tantra, and practice yoga Nidra. As you progress through the navel chakra, you will explore yoga's connection with power, fire, and introduce Lakshmi practice and the business of yoga.

In the heart, you'll encounter the devotional path of Bhakti (devotional) yoga, as well as ceremony, prayer, and healing. You will connect in nature and receive teachings on the heart of your practice. You share in men's and women's circles as a step in your process of uniting energies, wherein you also honor identifying with a group other than your assigned-at-birth gender and exploring the group you feel called to.

Moving upwards into the throat chakra, you will learn about Kashmir Shaivism and the Sanskrit language, pronunciation, principles of chanting, and a wealth of mantra, and deity practices. Progressing to the third eye, the training becomes increasingly more subtle, as you encounter an array of yogic meditations, explore yogic Buddhism, and turn inward in silence. Culminating in the crown, you will receive Kundalini awakening practices, learn Shakti mantra, yogic ritual, and receive an initiation into the practice.

Each of these 18 days will also include a thorough overview in the anatomy / physiology of yoga - asana (postures), a comprehensive outlook on teaching methodology, an intensive dissection of major and minor poses, workshops on adjustments / alignment, and plenty of time for practice teaching. Not to mention time for you to be alone in nature, reflect, hike, swim, stargaze, and relax inquietude. Come join Shivakali Yoga on the island.

For those looking to teach, this yoga teacher training in Hawaii will provide a vast, comprehensive tool-kit for teaching physical postures, breathing techniques, alignment, adjustments, as well as pranayama, mantra, meditation, and more. The principles instructed can be applied to any style of yoga you feel compelled to offer.

For students looking to deepen their understanding, this will be a dynamic expansion of both knowledge and practice. A sincere exploration of what it means to truly practice yoga.

What style is Shivakali Yoga?

Shivakali Yoga teaches an alignment-based Vinyasa flow practice, culminating in restorative postures, meditation, and pranayama. Their practice serves first to awaken the body and break-up stuck energy, to then soften the mind and nurture the inner being. Uniting the masculine and feminine aspects of practice, you will find freedom in movement, draw awareness from the mind to the heart, and allow insight to arise naturally.

Sample schedule

  • 06:30 - 08:45 Morning yoga sadhana (yoga, meditation, chanting, arati)
  • 08:45 - 10:15 Breakfast break / seva
  • 10:15 - 12:00 Class 1 (anatomy, methodology, philosophy)
  • 12:00 - 13:45 Posture clinic
  • 13:45 - 16:30 Lunch break
  • 16:30 - 17:45 Class 2 (anatomy, methodology, and philosophy - discussion based)
  • 17:45 - 19:00 Practice teaching exercises
  • 19:00 - 20:30 Dinner break
  • 20:30 Evening program (yoga Nidra, meditation, song circle, and others)

Sample schedule (break day, 2nd Sunday)

  • 09:00 - 10:00 Walking meditation
  • 10:00 - 12:00 Heart circle
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Restorative meditation and pranayama
  • 19:00 - 21:00 Dinner and spiritual movie

You will have other short days as well to rejuvenate.


Serge Bandura

Gloria Baraquio

Colee Garr

Retreat location

This yoga teacher training will take place Pahoa, Hawaii, USA. You will find the retreat center right next to the ocean, with the purest air you can imagine, in a lush, tropical, meditation paradise.

This Yoga Retreat is vegetarian-friendly

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During this retreat, breakfast, lunch, and dinner will consist of delicious 100% organic vegetarian meals with vegan and gluten-free options, fresh juices, unique desserts, and healthy snacks and teas.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Enjoy the Balinese meditation pavilion
  • Gaze at the stars
  • Go hiking
  • Go swimming
  • Practice in the 1000-square-foot yoga studio
  • Take a 15-minute walk to swim in the ocean
  • Visit the natural thermal pools under the jungle canopy
  • Enjoy a massage or a healing session by skilled practitioners

What's included

  • 3 daily organic and vegetarian meals
  • 17 nights accommodation
  • 200-hour teacher training certificate
  • All yoga sessions
  • Anatomy, methodology, and philosophy classes
  • Daily chanting and arati
  • Daily meditation
  • Daily posture clinic
  • Daily teaching exercises
  • Walking and restorative meditation

What's not included

  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Massages and healing treatments
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers to and from the airport

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Hilo International Airport (ITO). Transfer from and to this airport is not included.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 45 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 35 days before arrival.

Value for money
Accommodation & facilities
Quality of activity
18 days / 17 nights
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Arrival: Tuesday December 3, 2019
Departure: Friday December 20, 2019

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